There are also accusations that inmates in Flint's county jail were forced to drink toxic water months after the fact.
In the wake of a frightening crisis involving drinking water poisoning residents with lead, here is everything you need to know about the lawsuit against government officials.
Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]
President Obama on Saturday announced an emergency declaration that would allocate $5 million in federal aid to assist Flint in the water crisis.
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) warned state authorities that the water was unsafe as early as July 2015. However, officials didn't declare a state of emergency until October of this year.
Officials in Flint, Michigan have declared a state of emergency due to the quality of the city’s drinking water. According to NBC News, “Tests have shown elevated lead levels in the blood of some local children: prompting the Mayor of Flint, MI to declare the state of emergency to pave the way for possible government […]
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